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Internet Arcade

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.



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Internet Arcade
by Exidy
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A first person perspective submarine game where the object is to sink the enemy fleet or submarine while protecting your own fleet. Two players can play competively, each trying to sink the other's fleet or sub. Cabinet Infomation: The cabinet has a vertical devider allowing each player to only see their side of the video screen, although an onlooker standing behind the game could see both sides. Game Play: Each player's half of the screen is sub-divided into three sections. The top of the...
Internet Arcade
by Wood Place Inc.
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Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Developed by Wood Place Inc. Published by Data East USA, Inc. Gameplay Arcade Perspective Bird's-eye view Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling, Isometric Description A girl is trapped on the top floor of 16 burning skyscrapers, and as a firefighter, your mission is to climb up these skyscrapers and put out the flames that shoot through the building's windows, threatening every single floor. You'll also rescue other people trapped inside....
Internet Arcade
by Taito
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Released Oct, 1980 Platform Arcade Developed by Taito Corporation Published by Taito Corporation Pacing Real-time Interface Direct control Setting Western Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Genre Action Description The player takes control of a cowboy battling Native Americans. There are three types of enemies including the Indian footman, Indian on horseback and Buzzard. Arrow and tomahawk projectiles can also be shot for points. Enemies on the same plane...
Internet Arcade
by Data East Corporation
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Wizard Fire (Over Sea v2.1) by Data East Corporation (1992) Released 1992 Also For Antstream, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Zeebo Developed by Data East Corporation Published by Data East Corporation Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / brawler Perspective Bird's-eye view Setting Fantasy Genre Action Visual Isometric Description In the 4th century A.D., in the Empire of Gaul, the evil Zenon plans to take a hundred and one lives to open the Dragon Shrine and raise an army of undead. As the...
Internet Arcade
by Sega
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Line of Fire is a shooting video game, played from a first person perspective, and developed by Sega. The cabinet features two positional guns, and a design which allows the player(s) to sit down while playing the game. It was first released in arcades in 1989 before being converted to home computers and published by U.S. Gold in 1990. It was released on the Sega Master System in 1991, however the style of the game was changed to that of an overhead scrolling shooter. It follows a two man...
Internet Arcade
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Gunforce - Battle Fire Engulfed Terror Island (World) by Irem (1991) Developed by Irem Corp. Released Jun, 1991 Also For SNES Published by Irem America Corp. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Gun Force is a 2D side-scrolling run and gun game. The player takes control of a soldier who is dropped off onto an island and must fight his way through hordes of enemy soldiers until he gets to the final showdown in order to protect...
Internet Arcade
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3 Count Bout - Fire Suplex (NGM-043 ~ NGH-043) by SNK (1993) Released Mar 25, 1993 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Wii, Xbox One Developed by SNK Corporation Published by SNK Corporation Gameplay Fighting Sport Wrestling Perspective Side view Genre Action, Sports Visual 2D scrolling Description 3 Count Bout is a one-on-one fighting game. Choose from ten wrestlers who have their own power attacks. There are ten rounds in the game, and each one of them has you...
Internet Arcade
by Williams
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Narc (rev 7.00) by Williams (1988). Special instructions: After the initial check-up screen, press F2, scroll down to "Return to Game Over", and press CTRL. Keys: Player 1:  Movement via Arrow Keys Fire: Left CTRL Key Jump: Left ALT Key Rocket Bomb: SPACE Key Crouch: Left SHIFT Key Narc is a 1988 arcade game designed by Eugene Jarvis for Williams Electronics and programmed by George Petro. It was one of the first ultra-violent video games and a frequent target of parental criticism...
Internet Arcade
by Williams
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Narc is a 1988 arcade game designed by Eugene Jarvis for Williams Electronics and programmed by George Petro. It was one of the first ultra-violent video games and a frequent target of parental criticism of the arcade game industry. The object is to arrest and kill drug offenders, confiscate their money and drugs, and defeat "Mr. Big". It was the first game in the newly restarted Williams Electronics coin-op division, and features their notable use of digitized graphics (later made...
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Internet Arcade
by Atari
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Fire Truck is a black-and-white 1978 arcade game. It was developed and published by Atari, Inc. According to GamesRadar, it was the earliest video game with cooperative gameplay where two players were forced to work together. A one-player version of the game, called Smokey Joe was also released. This was internally identical to Fire Truck. While there is no real "goal" to the game, Fire Truck is considered to be a "racing game" where the two players must cooperate to drive...
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Internet Arcade
by Taito
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Ben Bero Beh (べんべろべえ Ben Bero Bē?) is a platform arcade game released by Taito in 1984. The player guides Ben, a superhero, through an apartment complex which is on fire. Armed with a fire extinguisher, Ben must make his way down the levels avoiding gas explosions, crumbling floors, damaged lighting fixtures, and various enemies that pop out of the doors. The goal is to extinguish the fire and rescue Ben's girlfriend. Released Nov, 1984 Also For Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4...
Internet Arcade
by NMK
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Riot by NMK (1992) Released 1992 Platform Arcade Developed by NMK Co. Ltd. Published by NMK Co. Ltd. Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Setting Cyberpunk / dark sci-fi Perspective Behind view Interface Direct control Genre Action Description Riot is a 3rd person action game similar to Cabal . The player controls the hero as well as a crosshair to aim and shoot enemies. The central gameplay mechanic is that the player has two fire buttons, one to shoot into the background and another to shoot into the...
Internet Arcade
by Sun Electronics
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Released 1979 Platform Arcade Developed by Sun Electronics Corp. Published by Sun Electronics Corp. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Vehicular Space flight Genre Action Description Dai 3 Wakusei is a fixed screen shooter which can be considered a precursor to Centipede . The player controls a spaceship that can move freely over the screen in all directions, but is blocked by small obstacles that can be...
Internet Arcade
by Alpha Denshi Co.
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Released 1985 Platform Arcade Developed by Alpha Denshi Co., Ltd. Published by Alpha Denshi Co., Ltd. Pacing Real-time Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Behind view Vehicular Space flight Genre Action Description Mankind has conquered much of the universe and brought many alien races under their dominion. But now, in the year 3030, a rebellion has broken out centered about the planet of Regit. You have been dispatched...
Internet Arcade
by Sega
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Space Fury (J:スペースフューリー) is a multi-directional shooter arcade game created by Sega and released on June 17, 1981. The game was an early example of color vector graphics and it also featured speech synthesis. Gameplay The player controls a spaceship battling alien spacecraft. Like other early similar arcade games, it is controlled by four buttons: rotate left, rotate right, thrust and fire. The game was particularly unique in that the player could choose different upgrades for...
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Internet Arcade
by Atari
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Millipede is a 1982 arcade game by Atari, Inc. and is the sequel to the arcade hit, Centipede. The objective of the game is to score as many points as possible by destroying all segments of the millipede as it moves toward the bottom of the screen, as well as destroying and avoiding other enemies. The game is played with a trackball and a single fire button, which can be held down for rapid-fire. The game is over when the player's last life is lost. Similar to Centipede, the object of the game...
Internet Arcade
by Seibu Kaihatsu (Eurobed license)
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Released Dec, 1986 Also For MSX, NES Developed by Seibu Kaihatsu Inc. Published by Taito America Corporation Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective 1st-person, Side view Setting Interwar Genre Action Misc Licensed Description In Empire City: 1931 which is set in 1931 you are a federal agent that has to eliminate all criminal activities in New York City. You must hunt the criminals down and shoot them one by one. To locate a criminal you just have to follow the arrow on the left or right of the...
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Internet Arcade
by Raizing / Eighting
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Released Sep, 1996 Also For PlayStation, SEGA Saturn Developed by Raizing Co., Ltd. Published by Eighting Co., Ltd. Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Description Soukyugurentai is a top-down shooter using an elaborate combination of pre-rendered and real-time 3D graphics as well as 2D pixel art. The player is given a choice to control one of the three fighter ships of the JIN-SET Corporation Self-Defense Corps, all with strangely fish-themed...
Internet Arcade
by Raizing - Eighting
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Kingdom Grandprix by Raizing - Eighting (1994) Released Sep, 1994 Official Site Kingdom Grandprix Developed by Raizing Co., Ltd. Also For SEGA Saturn Published by Eighting Co., Ltd. Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Setting Fantasy, Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action, Racing / driving Visual 2D scrolling Description Kingdom Grandprix is a 2D arcade shooter and racing combination - a continuation of Sorcer Striker . The game has many fantasy creatures and futuristic vehicles. The...
Internet Arcade
by Visco
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Andro Dunos (NGM-049 ~ NGH-049) by Visco (1992) Released Jun 15, 1992 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD Developed by Visco Corporation Published by Visco Corporation Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Vehicular Space flight Genre Action Description The invasion of an unknown life source is getting worse. Nobody knows if the defensive line or the heart of the enemy base is ruined first. With the people's hope, the most advanced fighter will...
Internet Arcade
by Dooyong
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Pollux (set 1) by Dooyong (1991) Released 1991 Platform Arcade Developed by Dooyong Published by Atlus Co., Ltd., NTC Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description Pollux is a vertical scrolling space themed shoot 'em up game where you take control of a spaceship that has to terminate the evil main computer of a 22nd century space station. You fight a variety of space crafts, static guns and bosses. While playing destroyed enemies...
Internet Arcade
by Noise Factory
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Released Jul, 1999 Platform Arcade Developed by Noise Factory Published by Noise Factory Gameplay Beat 'em up / brawler Perspective Side view Setting Fantasy, Post-apocalyptic Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description Gaia Crusaders is a 2D side-scrolling beat 'em-up game that puts players in the shoes of one of five heroes. In 20xx Satan has conquered Earth and the end is near. Only the Tear of Gaia can reverse this fate. However it was broken into seven pieces and you have to collect these...
Internet Arcade
by Sega
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Controls and Keys: Press 5 or 6 to insert coins. Press 1 or 2 for one or two player start of the game. Arrow keys for Player 1 movement, with LEFT CTRL for fire. R, F, D, G for Player 2 movement, with A for fire. Top-down spy action game, 1-player or 2-player alternating.  Deliver two briefcases to the helicopter and escape. Use the stun gun to stop pursuing guards (though you cannot pass through them).  Overworld : Go directly to the helicopter at the top or enter a Warehouse or Skating...
Internet Arcade
by UPL
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US AAF Mustang (25th May. 1990) by UPL (1990) Released May, 1990 Also For Genesis, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 Developed by NMK Co. Ltd. Published by UPL Co., Ltd Interface Direct control Setting World War II Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Shooter Perspective Side view Vehicular Flight / aviation Genre Action Description Fire Mustang is a fast side-scrolling shooter set during World War II. The player controls a P-51D Mustang plane through different missions, with many enemies on the screen at...
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Internet Arcade
by Atari Games
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Released 1987 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Lynx, MSX, ZX Spectrum Developed by Atari Games Corporation Published by Atari Games Corporation Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Behind view, Top-down Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Description Xybots is a sci-fi shooter with pseudo-3D environments explored from a third-person perspective. The game can be played by one or two players; the two-player mode takes place on a split screen. The hero(es) must move...
Internet Arcade
by Sunsoft / Sega
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Released Mar, 1989 Platform Arcade Developed by Sun Electronics Corp. Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Gameplay Arcade, Platform, Shooter Perspective Side view Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Description Bay•Route is a side view scrolling run 'n gun shooter where the screen scrolls from left to right when you move, and you play the role of a soldier in the distant future as you try to stop terrorists. As you run along and shoot or avoid the enemy there are elements of platform...
Internet Arcade
by Midway
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Trog (rev LA5 03-29-91) by Midway (1990) Released 1990 Also For DOS, NES Developed by Bally Midway Mfg Co. Published by Bally Midway Mfg Co. Gameplay Arcade Perspective Top-down Genre Action Description Long ago, back in the days of cavemen and dinosaurs, there was a land called Og. In this land, hungry one-eyed cavemen, called Trogs, loved the taste of eggs. However, four Dino-Mites, Spike, Bloop, Rex and Gwen, were determined to rescue the eggs from certain doom! Up to four (or just Spike and...
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Internet Arcade
by Yumekobo
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Blazing Star by Yumekobo (1998) Released Feb 19, 1998 Also For Android, Browser, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, Neo Geo, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Wii, Windows, Windows Apps, Xbox One Developed by Yumekobo Co., Ltd. Published by SNK Corporation Gameplay Shooter Perspective Side view Setting Post-apocalyptic, Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description The sequel to Pulstar , Blazing Star is again a horizontal-scrolling shoot-'em-up. One or two players proceed along...
Internet Arcade
by Taito
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Released Apr, 1996 Also For PlayStation Developed by Taito Corporation Published by Taito Corporation Art Anime / manga Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Setting Cyberpunk / dark sci-fi Genre Action Gameplay Fighting Description The year is 2010, and people are being born with special powerful abilities, such as the power to control the elements. These people are deemed "Psychics". A large group of underground Psychics are plotting something mysterious, which may endanger everyone, and...
Internet Arcade
by Tehkan
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Released 1985 Platform Arcade Developed by Tehkan Ltd. Published by Tehkan Ltd. Gameplay Arcade Sport Football (European) / Soccer Perspective Top-down Genre Sports Visual 2D scrolling Description Tehkan World Cup is a one or two player Soccer arcade game that is viewed from above with the screen showing a part of the pitch and scrolls in multiple directions where the ball goes. All the basic rules of Soccer are included including corners, throw-ins and goal-kicks and to control the players, a...
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
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Released 1983 Also For SG-1000 Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective 1st-person Vehicular Naval / watercraft Genre Action Description Yamato is a shooter were you sit behind the front of a ship and its guns at the bottom of the screen while the enemy ships and planes are ahead in the distance. The aim is to keep destroying the enemies ships and planes until it is game over but the more you destroy then the higher the round you...
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Internet Arcade
by Technosoft
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Hyper Duel (Japan set 1) by Technosoft (1993) Released 1993 Also For SEGA Saturn Developed by Technosoft Co., Ltd. Published by Technosoft Co., Ltd. Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description Hyper Duel is a 2D side-scrolling space shooter. The player controls one of three "Buster Gears” pilots: Keith Spader, Lisa Rowling, or Dr. B. Lloyd, and must destroy alien forces. "Buster Gears” look like normal...
Internet Arcade
by Taito Corporation Japan
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Released 1989 Platform Arcade Developed by Taito Corporation Published by Taito America Corporation Gameplay Shooter Perspective 1st-person Genre Action Description The world is at war and battles have moved from the land and the surface of the oceans to underwater but it has been discovered that after many battles and failed peace treaties, a huge heavily armed base, sits on the bottom of the ocean. You are the commander of a submarine and you have been tasked to travel to the base and destroy...
Internet Arcade
by Game Plan (Centuri license)
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Released 1980 Platform Arcade Developed by Centuri, Inc. Published by Game Plan, Inc. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Genre Action Description In Killer Comet , you are in a hostile region of space, and beset by space monsters who are trying to devour you and your space-pod. The monsters launch bombs, and contact with these or the monsters themselves will result in the loss of one of your five...
Internet Arcade
by Namco
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Released Nov, 1989 Also For Genesis, Wii Developed by Namco Limited Published by Namco Limited Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Behind view Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Description In this game, you play the role of Hiromo, a blue-haired girl who roams the skies on her trusty red airbike. One day, during a routine patrol, she discovered aliens have attacked the Earth. Of course, it is up to our heroine to go on a solo mission, flying in her airbike around the Earth, fighting...
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Internet Arcade
by Cinematronics
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Released 1977 Also For Vectrex Developed by Cinematronics, Inc., Vectorbeam, Inc. Published by Amutech, Ltd. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual Fixed / flip-screen Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Vehicular Space flight Genre Action Description Space Wars is an action game where two space ships battle each other. The game control is similar to Asteroids : you move by thrusting and rotating your ship left or right, you can fire in the direction you're...
Internet Arcade
by Konami
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Escape Kids (Asia 4 Players) by Konami (1991) Released Jan, 1991 Platform Arcade Published by Konami Industry Co. Ltd. Gameplay Arcade Perspective Bird's-eye view Genre Racing / driving Visual Fixed / flip-screen Description Escape Kids is a racing game for up to four players but instead of driving or riding a vehicle you control a kid who has to run round a single screen track over various races. There are five competitors running with the black clothed runner the champion, and to progress to...
Internet Arcade
by Jaleco
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Released 1989 Platform Arcade Developed by Jaleco Ltd. Published by Jaleco Ltd. Gameplay Beat 'em up / brawler Perspective Side view Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description Hachoo! is an oriental themed 2D side-scrolling beat 'em-up set in China. After cracks appear in an old statue the creature residing in the statue is slowly released. You volunteer to stop the creature from fully escaping and turn it back to stone. As you make progress you encounter numerous different enemies that...
Internet Arcade
by Taito Corporation Japan
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Ashura Blaster (World) by Taito Corporation Japan (1990) Released 1990 Platform Arcade Developed by Visco Corporation Published by Visco Corporation Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Vehicular Helicopter Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description Ashura Blaster is a vertical scrolling military themed shoot 'em up game set in 2020 where you take control of a helicopter that has to destroy a different objective in each level. You fight a variety of tanks, ships, aircrafts, static guns and...
Internet Arcade
by Sega
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Astro Blaster is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Sega in 1981. The player controls a ship (bearing a resemblance to the Battlestar Galactica) which can fire and move left or right. The player must continuously monitor the onscreen temperature and fuel gauges; if the ship overheats, its weapon is disabled, and if it is depleted of fuel, the vessel itself explodes. The player must battle through waves of enemies, which attack with varied formations and flight patterns. When a wave is...
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Internet Arcade
by Sammy - Aicom
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Viewpoint by Sammy - Aicom (1992) Released Nov 20, 1992 Also For FM Towns, Genesis, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, PlayStation, Sharp X68000 Developed by Sammy Corporation Published by SNK Corporation Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Bird's-eye view Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling, Isometric Description Viewpoint is a top-down orthographic perspective game in the tradition of Zaxxon . The PlayStation and Saturn versions feature 3D rendered graphics with texture maps, unlike the other versions which...
Internet Arcade
by Cinematronics
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Released Dec, 1979 Platform Arcade Developed by Cinematronics, Inc. Published by Cinematronics, Inc. Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective 1st-person Interface Direct control Genre Action Visual Fixed / flip-screen Description Enemy planes are attacking, and as the tail-gunner you are responsible for defending your aircraft. Hostile wire-frame fighters appear in groups of three, swirl around in the distance, and then move toward your position. You are armed with a phasor cannon, and can direct...
Internet Arcade
by Sega
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Space Trek is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game that was released by Sega in 1980; it runs on their Vic Dual hardware, and is one of the earliest games of its genre (predating Namco's Xevious by two years). The player must use an eight-way joystick to direct a small white ship around the screen, with a button to make it fire shots at the enemies and a second button to activate its energy barrier - and when the energy barrier is activated, the ship will turn green, but it will turn red...
Internet Arcade
by Sega
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Zunzunkyou No Yabou (Japan) by Sega (1994) Released 1994 Platform Arcade Developed by Minato Giken Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Genre Action Description Zunzunkyō no Yabō is a shooter where you sit at the bottom of the screen and shoot various formations of baddies above. Instead of controlling a spacecraft or vehicle you control a person and the baddies above are people as well. You play the role of ZunZun who takes the form of Jizo, a...
Internet Arcade
by Taito Corporation Japan
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Released Aug, 1992 Platform Arcade Developed by Taito Corporation Published by Taito Corporation Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Setting Cyberpunk / dark sci-fi Perspective 1st-person Interface Direct control Genre Action Description Gunbuster is a first-person shooter, combining joysticks to move and light guns to shoot. The game has a dual monitor setup with 4 mounted light guns, allowing for single or two player coop games, as well as 2 player vs 2 player team battles. Players can select one of...
Internet Arcade
by Seta
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Thunder & Lightning by Seta (1990) Released Dec, 1990 Also For NES, Windows Developed by SETA Corporation Published by SETA Corporation Gameplay Paddle / Pong Perspective Top-down Genre Action Description A Breakout type game with characters such as Mr. Chin and the Thunder Warrior. Mr. Chin holds a stick over his head that acts as the paddle. If your ball hits one of the power-up carriers (flying saucer, submarine, or airplane) you have to try and pick up the released power-up while...
Released 2002 Official Site Demon Front Developed by International Games System Co., Ltd. Platform Arcade Published by International Games System Co., Ltd. Gameplay Shooter Perspective Side view Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description Demon Front is a 2D side-scrolling run'n'gun game similar to the Metal Slug series. Taking place on the once peaceful planet Andres, twenty lightyears from earth, that has been taken over by evil creatures after a red moon eclipse....
Internet Arcade
by Namco
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Pistol Daimyo no Bouken (Japan) by Namco (1990) Released Oct, 1990 Platform Arcade Developed by Namco Limited Published by Namco Limited Interface Direct control Setting Fantasy Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Shooter Perspective Side view Vehicular Flight / aviation Genre Action Description In Pistol Daimyō no Bōken the Pistol Daimyo flies through twenty levels in a total of five stages, using fans for floating and gun attached to his head to take out enemies. The player can choose a level on...
Internet Arcade
by Namco
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Galaga '88 by Namco (1987) Released Dec, 1987 Also For Game Gear, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16, Wii Developed by Namco Limited Published by Namco Limited Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Visual Fixed / flip-screen Description Galaga '88 takes the basic gameplay of Galaga and adds higher-quality graphics, triple ship abilities, parsec progression, power-ups, asteroids, bosses and other enhancements. Periodically...
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Internet Arcade
by Face
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Nostradamus by Face (1993) Released Sep, 1993 Platform Arcade Developed by FACE Published by FACE Interface Direct control Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Vehicular Flight / aviation Genre Action Description Nostradamus is a vertically scrolling shoot' em up. Players control either a male pilot named Dalas (player one) or a female pilot named Joanna (player two). Dalas' ship is faster and has a weaker, but wider-coverage shot that loops behind the ship, whereas...
Internet Arcade
by SNK
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Top Hunter - Roddy & Cathy (NGM-046) by SNK (1994) Released May 18, 1994 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Wii, Windows Apps, Xbox One Developed by SNK Corporation Published by SNK Corporation Interface Direct control Setting Fantasy Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Platform Perspective Side view Genre Action Description As either Roddy or Cathy, make your way through four locations that include Forest, Ice, Wind, and Fire, and destroy the two bosses in these...
Internet Arcade
by Eighting - Raizing (Capcom license)
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1944: The Loop Master (USA 000620) by Eighting - Raizing (Capcom license) (2000) Released 2000 Platform Arcade Developed by Raizing Co., Ltd. Published by Capcom Co., Ltd. Setting World War II Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Narrative War Perspective Top-down Genre Action Description This is the 5th original part in Capcom's 194X series of top-down shoot'em ups. This time you have the choice to board the P-38 Lightning or Mitsubishi A6M Zero WWII planes and test your shooting...
Internet Arcade
by Success
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Released 1998 Also For Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, SEGA Saturn Developed by Success Corp. Published by Success Corp. Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Vehicular Tank Genre Action Description Guardian Force is a shoot-em-up where the player controls a tank that can fire in eight directions. While the body of the tank can be moved freely around the screen, each press of the outer buttons will rotate the tank's turret...
Internet Arcade
by East Technology
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Gigandes is a horizontal scrolling shooter arcade game released by East Technology. Spanning eight stages, the player's ship kept all of its weapon power-ups if they lost a life, but would promptly lose the power-ups and items once they started the next stage. In a future setting, the dimensional, suggestively demonic, creature and title character Gigandes suddenly awakens. Residing deep below the Earth's surface, it calls its own worshippers and space force from other galaxies to the Milky Way...
Internet Arcade
by SNK
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Soccer Brawl (NGM-031) by SNK (1991) Released Feb 14, 1992 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Wii, Windows Apps, Xbox One Developed by SNK Corporation Published by SNK Corporation Sport Football (European) / Soccer Perspective Side view Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Sports Description In the future, soccer is in a state of decline as attendances grow smaller while hooliganism is rising. The authorities have decided to allow the players on the pitch to win by any...
Internet Arcade
by Taito Corporation Japan
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Released 1995 Also For SEGA Saturn Developed by Taito Corporation Published by Taito Corporation Gameplay Arcade, Platform Perspective Side view Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description Elevator Action Returns is Taito 's sequel to their 1983 game . At the start of the game, you choose one of three characters, Kart Bradfield, Edie Burrett, and Jad the Taff. Each of them has their strengths and weaknesses, as well as different primary and secondary weapons. Your mission is to obtain the...
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by Irem (licensed from Tokuma Shoten)
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Released 1985 Also For MSX, NES, PC-88 Developed by Irem Corp., Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd. Published by Irem Corp. Gameplay Platform Perspective Side view Genre Puzzle Visual Fixed / flip-screen Description Lot Lot is a puzzle game. The goal of the game is of extreme simplicity. Manipulate the balls in such a way till they fall into the pits and generate points. The game has five pits: Out, 0 points, 10 points, 30 points and 50 points. Each level starts by giving the player a target...
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by EFO SA / Cedar
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Released Mar, 1987 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Gameplay Pinball Perspective Top-down Genre Action Description Time Scanner is a pinball game. As usual, the goal is to keep the ball in the game by bouncing it back with the paddles. Hitting bumpers and other obstacles rewards points and completing a table requires mastering certain objectives which depend on the table on hand. Every...
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by Banpresto - Toei
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Masked Riders Club Battle Race by Banpresto - Toei (1993) Released 1993 Platform Arcade Developed by Allumer, Ltd. Published by Banpresto Co., Ltd. Perspective Top-down Vehicular Motorcycle Genre Action, Racing / driving Misc Licensed Description Masked Riders Club: Battle Race is a top-down action racing game based on the Kamen Rider television franchise. The game consists of nine vertically-scrolling levels that need to be completed before time runs out, with themes such as an industrial...
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by Seta (Taito license)
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Released Apr, 1988 Also For NES Developed by SETA Corporation Published by Taito Corporation Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Vehicular Flight / aviation, Helicopter Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description Twin Eagle is a vertically scrolling arcade style shooter. You control a helicopter, and need to earn points by shooting or bombing the various (and numerous!) enemies you'll encounter. Planes, helicopters, tanks, anti-aircraft guns, foot soldiers, and more will all be trying to...
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by Exidy
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Targ was a successful 1980 game by Exidy depicting vehicular combat in a future world. The locale is described by the game cabinet as "The Crystal City": it is a simple 9x9 grid of roads demarcated by rectangular buildings. The player, piloting the Wummel, which looks like a small green car, maneuvers through the maze trying to shoot enemies and avoid collisions. Most of the enemies consist of angry-looking red wedges, or "Targs". Occasionally, a small cyan-colored...
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by Sega
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Tac/Scan is a 1982 space combat shooter video game originally released as an arcade game, and later ported to the Atari 2600. It was developed by Sega Japan and published by Sega America. The game was notable for its 3D vector graphics that switched between an overhead and third-person perspective, and for its tactical elements, putting the player in command of seven units in squadron formation through waves of attacking enemies; the player can gain reserve units, while being able to command...
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by Capcom
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1942 (Revision B) by Capcom (1984) Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Android, BREW, Commodore 64, FM-7, Game Boy Color, iPad, iPhone, J2ME, MSX, NES, PC-88, PlayStation 3, Sharp X1, Wii, Windows, Windows Mobile, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Published by Nintendo of America Inc. Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Setting World War II Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description 1942 is a vertically scrolling shooter for one or two players. The year is 1942,...
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by Sega
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Time Scanner (set 2 System 16B) by Sega (1987) Released Mar, 1987 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Gameplay Pinball Perspective Top-down Genre Action Description Time Scanner is a pinball game. As usual, the goal is to keep the ball in the game by bouncing it back with the paddles. Hitting bumpers and other obstacles rewards points and completing a table requires mastering certain...
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by TAD Corporation (Fabtek license)
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Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum Developed by Tad Corporation Published by Taito Corporation Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Behind view Genre Action Visual Fixed / flip-screen Description Originating in the arcades, Cabal is a shooter where the protagonist runs back and forth along the bottom of the screen, ducking and dodging bullets and grenades from the enemy. The roll maneuver from the arcade was not implemented in the PC...
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by Sega (Stern Electronics license)
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Released 1983 Also For SG-1000 Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Description Star Jacker is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up where the player controls a Universe Squadron whose job is to attack various enemy space colonies while evading or destroying the enemies UFO forces before returning to the Star Jacker mother ship. The main difference from other shooters is that...
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by Namco
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Released 1988 Also For Genesis, Wii Developed by Namco Limited Published by Namco Limited Setting Classical antiquity, Fantasy Perspective Top-down Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Shooter Art Anime / manga Genre Action Description Set in the world of Greek mythology, Phelios tells the story of a young prince called Apollo, who sets out to rescue his beloved Artemis who was seized by the demon Typhon while exploring the skies with the winged horse, Pegasus. In Typhon's temple, Artemis gets locked...
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by Visco
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Galmedes (Japan) by Visco (1992) Released Jan, 1993 Platform Arcade Developed by Visco Corporation Published by Visco Corporation Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description Galmedes is a space themed vertically scrolling shoot 'em up game where you take control of either one of the pilots Foo or Bar and their ships. In the game you engage the forces of evil dictator Gildy from a distant planet called Gaston, who has come to...
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by Irem (Williams license)
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Moon Patrol (ムーンパトロール Mūn Patorōru) is an arcade game by Irem that was first released in 1982. It was licensed to Williams for distribution in North America. Moon Patrol was an early side-scrolling shooter and is widely credited for the introduction of parallax scrolling in side-scrolling video games (though one article in Games Radar argues that the graphics in the 1980 game Defender would count). The player takes the role of a Luna City police officer assigned to Sector...
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by Irem
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Released 1987 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Android, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, iPad, iPhone, J2ME, MSX, Nintendo 3DS, Ouya, PC-88, SEGA Master System, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx CD, Wii, Wii U, ZX Spectrum Developed by Irem Corp. Published by Nintendo of America Inc. Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Vehicular Space flight Genre Action Description R-Type is a side scrolling shoot 'em up best known for its extremely...
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by Irem
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Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Blacknut, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Developed by Irem Corp. Published by Irem Corp. Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Setting Fantasy Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description Zambaquous has done everything to make life hell for the people of Agamen, and as their King Kayus, the time has come to head out to destroy him. This leads to six levels of horizontally-scrolling shoot ‘em up action, although with some vertical...
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by Visco
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U.N. Defense Force: Earth Joker (Japan) by Visco (1993) Released 1993 Platform Arcade Developed by Visco Corporation Published by Visco Corporation Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Perspective Top-down Vehicular Flight / aviation Genre Action Visual 2D scrolling Description U.N. Defense Force: Earth Joker is a vertical scrolling shoot 'em up game where you take control of one of four different pilots and their ships. Each with their own weapons patrons. In 2026 earth is attack and invaded by the...
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by Midcoin
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Released 1983 Platform Arcade Developed by Midcoin Published by Midcoin Pacing Real-time Interface Direct control Setting Sci-fi / futuristic Visual 2D scrolling Gameplay Shooter Perspective Side view Vehicular Flight / aviation, Space flight Genre Action Description A.D. 2083 is an arcade space shooter similar to Time Pilot . One or two players control a space ship using an 8-way joystick and a single button to fire. The ship is shown from a side view and enemy ships appear from the bottom or...
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by Cave (AMI license)
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Released Feb 06, 2006 Official Site Ibara Kuro: Black Label Developed by CAVE Co., Ltd. Platform Arcade Published by Amusement Marketing International Art Anime / manga Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Ibara Kuro: Black Label is a revisited version of the arcade game Ibara , featuring some changes introduced in its PlayStation 2 conversion, along with further ones. While graphics, sound, characters and plot are reproduced with no alterations, gameplay and...
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by Taito America Corporation
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Space Dungeon is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Taito Corporation in 1981 and designed and programmed by Rex Battenberg. It was available both as a conversion kit and as a full arcade cabinet. Like Robotron: 2084 (1982), but preceding the release of that game, the controls for Space Dungeon are a pair of 8-directional joysticks: one for moving, one for shooting. Space Dungeon may have been the first twin-stick shooter. Overview Each level of Space Dungeon consists of 36 rooms arranged...